Karen Spilka

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Boston Globe
Animal advocates say removal of database hurts efforts to prevent abusehave complied with the law. “It’s outrageous that the government has taken dow
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
have complied with the law. “It’s outrageous that the government has taken down this information,” said state Senator Karen Spilka, an Ashland Democrat, who has sponsored the bill. “It makes you wonder what these people have to hide.” Rhesus... Read more
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FOX Business
Baker signs $40B budget without health fee, vetoes $320Mfrom the budget. "The administration has not shared with us any information th
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
from the budget. "The administration has not shared with us any information that justifies cutting further," said Sen. Karen Spilka, chair of the budget-writing Senate Ways and Means Committee, in a statement. Gus Bickford, chair of the... Read more
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FOX Business
Baker signs $40B budget without health fee, vetoes $320Mfrom the budget. "The administration has not shared with us any information th
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
from the budget. "The administration has not shared with us any information that justifies cutting further," said Sen. Karen Spilka, chair of the budget-writing Senate Ways and Means Committee, in a statement. Gus Bickford, chair of the... Read more
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The Herald News
House and Senate leaders agree on budgeta month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey and Se
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
a month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey and Senate Ways and Means Committee Chairwoman Karen Spilka declined to answer any questions about the bill right after dropping it off in the House clerk's office Friday... Read more
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Boston Globe
Legislature poised to pass $400 million in budget cutseligibility rules for MassHealth and moving thousands of poor parents off the p
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
eligibility rules for MassHealth and moving thousands of poor parents off the program. The budget chairs, state Senator Karen Spilka and state Representative Brian Dempsey, announced they had reached a compromise Thursday evening, while offering... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
House and Senate leaders agree on budgeta month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey and Se
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
a month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey and Senate Ways and Means Committee Chairwoman Karen Spilka declined to answer any questions about the bill right after dropping it off in the House clerk's office Friday... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
House and Senate leaders agree on budgeta month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey and Se
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
a month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey and Senate Ways and Means Committee Chairwoman Karen Spilka declined to answer any questions about the bill right after dropping it off in the House clerk's office Friday... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Mass. budget accord reached, negotiators slash spendingthan a month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey an
Lowell Sun / Posted 14 days ago
than a month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey and Senate Ways and Means Committee Chairwoman Karen Spilka declined to answer any questions about the bill right after dropping it off in the House clerk's office Friday... Read more
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The Herald News
Mass. House, Senate reach budget agreement; no tax increases includeda month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey and Se
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
a month. Aides to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey and Senate Ways and Means Committee Chairwoman Karen Spilka declined to answer any questions about the bill right after dropping it off in the House clerk's office Friday... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Deal struck on state budgetwill act on the Conference Report in session tomorrow," read a joint statement
Lowell Sun / Posted 15 days ago
will act on the Conference Report in session tomorrow," read a joint statement from Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Karen Spilka and House Ways and Means Chairman Brian Dempsey. The agreement on a fiscal 2018 budget came 24 hours after House... Read more
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Boston Globe
Legislature signals budget deal, discloses no detailsFriday, sending it to Republican Governor Charlie Baker to sign. House budget
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Friday, sending it to Republican Governor Charlie Baker to sign. House budget chair Brian Dempsey and Senate budget chair Karen Spilka said in a joint statement late Thursday that they had “reached an agreement to resolve all differences between... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Still no deal on pot law, overdue budgettheir work. "There were lots of conversations," said Mary Anne Padien, chief o
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 16 days ago
their work. "There were lots of conversations," said Mary Anne Padien, chief of staff to Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Karen Spilka. The Senate, which previously scheduled a formal session for Wednesday to take up any potential conference... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Long weekend failed to produce budget, marijuana dealstheir work. “There were lots of conversations,” said Mary Anne Padien, chief o
WWLP Springfield / Posted 16 days ago
their work. “There were lots of conversations,” said Mary Anne Padien, chief of staff to Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Karen Spilka. The Senate, which previously scheduled a formal session for Wednesday to take up any potential conference... Read more
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The Herald News
Still no deal on pot law, overdue budgettheir work. "There were lots of conversations," said Mary Anne Padien, chief o
The Herald News / Posted 16 days ago
their work. "There were lots of conversations," said Mary Anne Padien, chief of staff to Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Karen Spilka. The Senate, which previously scheduled a formal session for Wednesday to take up any potential conference... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Still no deal on pot law, overdue budgettheir work. "There were lots of conversations," said Mary Anne Padien, chief o
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
their work. "There were lots of conversations," said Mary Anne Padien, chief of staff to Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Karen Spilka. The Senate, which previously scheduled a formal session for Wednesday to take up any potential conference... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Long weekend failed to produce budget, pot dealstheir work. "There were lots of conversations," said Mary Anne Padien, chief of
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 days ago
their work. "There were lots of conversations," said Mary Anne Padien, chief of staff to Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Karen Spilka. The Senate, which previously scheduled a formal session for Wednesday to take up any potential conference... Read more
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